Also known as
WWI 12/331 AWMM
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WW1 Waipa Camp, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
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WW1 Duncan Cameron (father), Birnie, Elgin, Scotland AWMM
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- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 9" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
168 lb AWMM
Embarked Wellington, 13 October 1914; found guilty, 18 November 1914, of attempting to break ship: awarded 168 hours' detention with loss of pay; disembarked Alexandria, 3 December 1914.
Charged with drunkenness while defaulting, and using obscene language, and insolence to an NCO, Ismailia, 11 February 1915: remanded; elected to have Court Martial [no further details recorded].
Admitted to NZ Field Ambulance, Gallipoli, 11 June 1915; discharged to duty, 13 June 1915.
Appointed Acting Corporal, 1 July 1915; Sergeant (date indecipherable).
Disembarked Alexandria, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Promoted Company Sergeant Major, 1 March 1916.
Marched into NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 3 August 1916.
Recommended by General Godley for Imperial Commission; marched out and proceeded to England, 4 August 1916. Transferred to No 6 Officer Cadet Bn, Balliol College, Oxford, 4 November 1916.
Discharged in England, 11 February 1917; commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant, 10th Yorkshire and Lancashire Regiment, British Army.
Military Personnel File incorrectly indicates previous sevrice in the South African War. AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Page No: 104 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
- Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
- It's extremely doubtful the 2 images of H Cameron are the same man. Note hair line 15 yrs apart. Public - Keith - Researcher - 30 June 2017 - Age comparison
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